Chi­nese co-owner for Tim­ber­wolves

San Francisco Chronicle - - SCOREBOARD -

Min­nesota Tim­ber­wolves owner Glen Tay­lor is bring­ing in two new mi­nor­ity part­ners to his own­er­ship group, in­clud­ing the NBA’s first Chi­nese owner, ac­cord­ing to a per­son with knowl­edge of the sit­u­a­tion.

Shang­hai in­vestor Lizhang Jiang and New Jersey real-estate mogul Meyer Or­bach are join­ing the team’s own­er­ship group, the per­son said on con­di­tion of anonymity be­cause the deal has not been fi­nal­ized. The per­son said Or­bach has agreed to ac­quire 9.5 per­cent of the team. Lizhang will be brought in at 5 per­cent. Lizhang, 35, works in sports mar­ket­ing in China.

Ju­rispru­dence: Buf­falo, N.Y., po­lice have re­leased two com­plaints against Sabres for­ward Evan­der Kane in which two women ac­cuse him of grab­bing them at a bar.

For­mer Boston Bru­ins de­fense­man Ray Bourque has pleaded not guilty to a drunken-driv­ing charge. He was charged Fri­day with op­er­at­ing un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol af­ter his Mercedes-Benz rear-ended a mini­van in an An­dover, Mass., con­struc­tion zone. No one was hurt.

Cana­dian po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the hit-and-run death of for­mer UFC fighter Ryan Jimmo. In­ves­ti­ga­tors said Jimmo, 34, was fa­tally in­jured early Sun­day morn­ing fol­low­ing an al­ter­ca­tion in a park­ing lot in Ed­mon­ton, Al­berta. They al­lege he had ap­proached the driver of a ve­hi­cle and was walk­ing back to his own car when he was struck by a ve­hi­cle, which then fled the scene.

Cy­cling: High-pow­ered ther­mal cam­eras us­ing atomic re­search tech­nol­ogy will be used on the Tour de France to help erad­i­cate the threat of rid­ers us­ing hid­den mo­tors inside their bikes.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.